Cormac Sharvin is one of four Irish players eligible for the  US Amateur Golf Championship at Olympia Fields Golf Club in Chicago next month. Photograph: Tony Marshall/R&A via Getty Images

Ireland will have four golfers eligible to compete in the US Amateur Golf Championship at Olympia Fields Golf Club in Chicago next month. The top 50 p(...)

Cormac Sharvin of Ardglass Golf Club. Photograph: Getty Images. Cormac Sharvin of Ardglass Golf Club. “It is great to win this big one – a tournament every amateur international targets.”Photograph: Getty Images.

Cormac Sharvin continued his season of consistency when he lifted the English men’s open stroke-play title for the Brabazon Trophy over the Hollinwell(...)

Cormac Sharvin of Ardglass Golf Club. Photograph: Getty Images.

A stunning third round 67 shot Cormac Sharvin into a one-stroke lead at the Brabazon Trophy at Hollinwell in Nottingham and he today bids to become fi(...)

Gavin Moynihan: faces Frenchman Alexandere Daydou for a place in the quarter-final at Carnoustie. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dubliner Gavin Moynihan faces Frenchman Alexandere Daydou at Carnoustie this morning for a place in the quarter-finals of the Amateur Championship. T(...)

The Island’s  Gavin Moynihan: had just one bogey – at the third – and then birdied four and seven on the way out in 36 and the 11th, 15th and 18th at  Carnoustie. Photograph: Inpho

Dubliner Gavin Moynihan swept into top gear at Carnoustie yesterday to storm into the knock-out stages of the British Amateur Championship. The Walke(...)

Jack Hume was one over par after six holes in the first round, but moved up several gears  and recovered  with  three birdies and an eagle. Picture by Pat Cashman

Jack Hume leads the Irish charge going into the second and final qualifying round of the Amateur Championship in Scotland. The 20-year-old former Wes(...)

Jack Hume carded a 68 at Carnoustie to sit second out of a field of 288 players at the Royal and Ancient Amateur Championship in Scotland. Photo: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Naas Golf Club’s Jack Hume has carded the second best round of the day so far at the British Amateur Championship in Scotland to sit one shot behind s(...)

 Gary Hurley in action during the  Irish Open  at Royal County Down. “I drove the ball very well but my iron play let me down.”  Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty

It was blue murder at Royal County Down, the colour that signifies bogeys on the giant scoreboard, dominating in the second round as it had on Thursda(...)

Robin Dawson (Faithlegg) smiling despite the weather on the 13th fairway in the second round of the 2015 Irish Amateur Open Championship at The Royal Dublin Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

If the Walker Cup selectors are looking for hardy, weatherproof youngsters with the stubbornness of Seve and the recovery powers of Houdini, there (...)

Former winner Gavin Moynihan says he played the best he has in a while in his first round at the Irish Amateur Open. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Perhaps it was the surreal, dawn presence of a lone saxophonist, clearly dispatched to the farthest reaches of the Bull Island to practise his skills(...)